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Yellowstone Elk Herd Continues to Grow

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The Yellowstone National Park elk herd in the Northern Range has grown since last year, according to park and Montana biologists.

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NPS Approves Yellowstone NEON Monitoring Site

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The National Park Service has approved the construction of a National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) site on Yellowstone’s Blacktail Deer Plateau.

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New Research Charts Dual Futures for Yellowstone’s Forest Composition

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A study of two forest plots just south of Yellowstone National Park portends very different futures for Yellowstone’s forest composition.

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Stakeholders Contemplate Plan to Prevent Future Crises in Yellowstone River

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The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is preparing a plan for future fish kills in the Yellowstone River, after last summer’s disastrous season.

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Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission to Pursue Dome Mountain Purchase

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The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission voted unanimously late last week to try and acquire over 5,000 acres of prime elk habitat just north of Yellowstone National Park.

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Montana FWP Weighs Expanding Elk Habitat North of Yellowstone

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The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission is eying an expansion of elk habitat just north of Yellowstone National Park.

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Book Review: Wonderlandscape by John Clayton

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Most everyone who visits Yellowstone National Park probably has a story to tell about their time there, be it banal or profound.

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Yellowstone Still Weighing Ban on Felt-Soled Wading Boots

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Debate continues on whether, in an effort to stymie the spread of aquatic invasive species, to ban felt-soled wading boots in Yellowstone’s waters.

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Yellowstone History: Bechler River

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Cutthroat trout, cascading waterfalls: the Bechler River system in remote Yellowstone National Park seems to have it all.

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YGBC Seeks Support of Senator Daines for Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act

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Opponents to mining in the Paradise Valley outside Yellowstone National Park are pressuring U.S. Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) to speak out against two mine proposals.

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